Training

Trainings & Conferences

For Law Enforcement

Sexual Predator Apprehension:

The Sexual Predator Apprehension Team, also called SPAT provides in-service training to local law enforcement personnel in relation to the Sex Offender and Child Predator Registration and Notification laws of Louisiana and the use of the OffenderWatch® web based program for the registration and management of sex offenders and child predators and their data. The Unit also provides training on the investigation and prosecution of matters related to ‘Failure to Register’ investigations and prosecutions. To request training in your area contact Emma Devillier at devilliere@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6079 for more information.

Cyber Crime:

The Cyber Crime Unit provides in-service training to local law enforcement on conducting investigations on computer related crimes that may involve fraud, identity theft, child pornography, attacks against legitimate businesses by hackers, and provides direct support to local and state law enforcement in the capture and analysis of computer data. . To request a training in your area contact Corey Bourgeois at bourgeoisc@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6100 for more information.

Justice Court:

The Justice Court section is geared to assist Louisiana Justices of the Peace and Constables with training and guidance through its Annual Justice of the Peace and Constable Conference. Focusing on issues relevant to the duties and functions of Justices of the Peace and Constables the Attorney General’s office hosts this annual conference in an effort to support those elected to serve the JP court system. For more information contact Libby Noto at notol@ag.louisiana.com or call 225-326-6712 for assistance.

Internet Crimes Against Children:

As part of the High Technology Crime Unit, the Internet Crimes Against Children or ICAC Task Force works with local law enforcement to share information, resources and expertise in the investigation, prosecution and deterrence of online sexual exploitation of children. The Louisiana Task Force is part of a cooperative nationwide network of ICAC Task Forces that are dedicated to protecting children in the online environment. To request training in your area or assistance contact Corey Bourgeois at bourgeoisc@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6100 for more information.

Response to Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection: The Domestic Violence Training Team provides P.O.S.T. certified regional training opportunities for local law enforcement concentrating on areas such as the nuts and bolts of domestic violence, laws and legal issues, orders of protection, safety, investigative techniques and special issues such as resources for law enforcement. To enroll in an existing course or to access the schedule, please visit http://lcle.la.gov/training_schedule.asp. To schedule a class contact Tracy Dahmer at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 985-969-6468 for more information.
TO INCLUDE ON WEBSITE UNDER CRIME?

The Louisiana Attorney General’s office provides an annual training series on the Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection and Law Enforcement Response to Human Trafficking. The Louisiana Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General has developed, and implemented Louisiana’s first Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement in-service training dealing with issues of domestic abuse and most recently has launched Louisiana’s law enforcement training specific to Human Trafficking.

These comprehensive courses utilize a standardized and uniform curriculum that concentrates on areas such as the nuts and bolts of domestic violence and human trafficking, laws and legal issues, orders of protection, safety, investigative techniques and special issues such as resources for law enforcement.

In addition, the course is facilitated by a team of certified instructors, as well as certified academy instructors who have extensive knowledge in the area of domestic violence and human trafficking representing advocacy, the law enforcement response, and the criminal justice system.

Course instruction and all materials are provided at no cost to the agency.

Human Trafficking:

The Human Trafficking Training Team provides P.O.S.T. certified regional training opportunities for local law enforcement concentrating on areas such as the dynamics and description of human trafficking , identification and documentation, laws and legal issues, investigative techniques and special issues such as resources for victims and law enforcement. To enroll in an existing course or to access the schedule, please visit http://lcle.la.gov/training_schedule.asp.To schedule a class contact Tracy Dahmer at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 985-969-6468 for more information.

TO INCLUDE ON WEBSITE UNDER CRIME?

The Louisiana Attorney General’s office provides an annual training series on the Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection and Law Enforcement Response to Human Trafficking. The Louisiana Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General has developed, and implemented Louisiana’s first Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement in-service training dealing with issues of domestic abuse and most recently has launched Louisiana’s law enforcement training specific to Human Trafficking.

These comprehensive courses utilize a standardized and uniform curriculum that concentrates on areas such as the nuts and bolts of domestic violence and human trafficking, laws and legal issues, orders of protection, safety, investigative techniques and special issues such as resources for law enforcement.

In addition, the course is facilitated by a team of certified instructors, as well as certified academy instructors who have extensive knowledge in the area of domestic violence and human trafficking representing advocacy, the law enforcement response, and the criminal justice system.

Course instruction and all materials are provided at no cost to the agency.

Insurance Fraud:

The Insurance Fraud Support Unit has operated as a member of the Insurance Fraud Task Force, working closely with the Louisiana State Police and Department of Insurance to investigate and prosecute virtually all types of insurance fraud that occur in Louisiana. For more information or to request training, contact Erin McAlister at mcalistera@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6210.


For Healthcare Providers

Medicaid Fraud:

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit offers training to healthcare providers and provider associations upon request. We have a standard presentation that explains what the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is and what types of matters we investigate. The presentation also discusses patient abuse and Medicaid fraud and the relevant statutes. Anyone who is interested in scheduling a presentation should contact Erin McAlister at 225-326-6210.


Community

Fraud and Abuse:

The Consumer Protection Section works to educate the public about common forms of fraud targeted at the elderly, such as sweepstakes and telemarketing scams as well as educating the public on common forms of abuse providing resources and preferred response. To schedule a presentation contact Amanda Larkins at larkinsa@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6763.

Consumer Safety:

Our Consumer Protection Section offers a variety of presentations targeting scams that affect the consumers of our state. Our consumer mediators take complaints and work to mediate issues involving the purchase of products and services such as automobiles, home repairs, and landlord-tenant issues. To schedule a presentation contact Amanda Larkins at larkinsa@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6763 for more information.

Internet Crimes Against Children:

As part of the High Technology Crime Unit, the Internet Crimes Against Children program provides educational programs to the public about online dangers that exist to children. To schedule a presentation contact Corey Bourgeois at bourgeoisc@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6100 for more information.

Protecting our Youth:

Our office has a variety of educational programs targeted at keeping Louisiana’s children safe. We strive to keep our children safe online, at school, and educate our youth on the dangers of underage drinking. To schedule a presentation contact Alberto Depuy at depuya@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6400 for more information or visit our Know More Website at www.knowmorelouisiana.com.

Domestic Violence in the Workplace:

The Domestic Violence in The Workplace program provides statewide education, training, and technical assistance to businesses and governmental organizations who are concerned about domestic violence as it relates to the workplace. To schedule a presentation contact Tracy Dahmer at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 985-969-6468 for more information.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace:

The Louisiana Attorney General’s office is committed to providing a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. Geared to government offices and businesses, this basic presentation provides information about the legal definitions of sexual harassment as well as a description of behaviors associated with sexual harassment and its remedies. To schedule a presentation contact Tracy Dahmer at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 985-969-6468 for more information.

Workplace Violence:

The Louisiana Attorney General’s office is committed to providing a workplace that is free from violence. Geared to government offices and businesses, this basic presentation provides information about the history of workplace violence as well as incorporates the various types of workplace violence and its remedies. To schedule a presentation contact Tracy Dahmer at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 985-969-6468 for more information.

Attorney General’s Office:

Our office provides general presentations to the public on the responsibilities and functions of the Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Office and its relationship with other state and local agencies. To schedule a presentation contact Monica Taylor at taylorm@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6702 for more information.

Online Trainings:

The Attorney General’s office has created as part of its Know More campaign, the Know More About the Law on-line tutorial aimed at assisting teens in acknowledging and understanding the criminal and civil justice system as well as becoming aware of laws relating to juveniles. Please visit http://www.knowmorelouisiana.com/about to view the e-learning tutorial or visit www.knowmorelouisiana.com to access other training materials addressing issues of bullying, substance abuse, teen dating violence and more. Contact Tracy Dahmer Farris at dahmert@ag.louisiana.gov or call 225-326-6400 for more information.


The Attorney General’s office has assisted in the development and facilitation of several online training courses with the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement Peace Officers Trainings and Standards. To enroll in one of the online courses available, visit http://training.lcle.la.gov/ or contact Bob Wertz at 225-342-1500 for more information.
CONFERENCES
Criminal Justice Conference on Sexual Assault
SAVE THE DATE:
February 8-10, 2016


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